To identify freedom with free will has brought the “most dangerous consequence,” for it allows us to claim freedom at the price of all others' sovereignty.
Posted on 17 January 2016 | 8:00 pm
In this week's Amor Mundi, we explore the promise of the Rojava settlement, reflect on ISIS's appeal to love as a recruitment tactic, and much more.
Posted on 6 December 2015 | 9:00 pm
Roger Berkowitz argues that one-sided perspectives of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict serve to only perpetuate the violence. He then observes how leaders and discussions that shy away from radicalism could begin to forge a middle ground.
Posted on 2 August 2014 | 12:02 pm
As a regular faculty member for the Bard Prison Initiative, I can attest that one of the most appealing aspects of working with incarcerated students is their wide-ranging curiosity and perceptiveness. The men I know are eager to discuss topics that both deepen and expand the content of their classes, and they are quick to…Read more Talking through the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in Prison
Posted on 11 December 2012 | 10:17 am
We are witness to more handwringing today from the international community over Syria. Something must be done to respond to the tragedy unfolding in slow motion. And yet, unwilling to act outside the rubric of humanitarianism, the international community is paralyzed. What the rebels in Syria want is not humanitarian aid, but weapons so that…Read more The Right to Have Rights in Syria
Posted on 2 April 2012 | 2:50 pm